Jose Di Geronimo - Class of 2018
Undergraduate school/major: University of Florida / B.S. & M.S. Mechanical Engineering
Previous Industry: Aerospace
Career plans: Currently I'm trying to get an internship (and later full-time job) that would help me develop high-level strategy skills that could later be transferred to corporate
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I am one of the many career switchers at Booth; my background is in engineering and I am looking for a job that will help me develop high-level strategy skills. The flexibility of the curriculum at Booth was key for me because I can tailor my education to my needs. It was always a priority for me to have a balance between cases and lectures, and Booth is the school that offered me the most flexibility to do this.
Activities: Booth Soccer, Booth Technology Group, Corporate Management & Strategy Group, Hispanic American Business Students Association, Investment Banking Group, LATAM Group and Management Consulting
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, Collaborative, & Stimulating
Ask me about...: Living in Chicago, application process, aerospace, changing careers, Seattle, Consortium, or anything else you want!
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Chicago, and Caracas, Venezuela